When bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, two Washington University alumni felt the impact. One’s race was halted; the other’s had just begun.
As America’s longest war comes to an end, faculty and alumni experts share perspectives on the future of Afghanistan. Topics range from human rights to economic development, from the status of U.S. involvement to the lives of returning soldiers.
Soon after the birth of rock ’n’ roll, Washington University became a tour stop for many famous musical artists, including Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead and U2.
In 1962, along with 10 other Washington University students, I boarded an aging student ship in New York bound for Strasbourg, France, to participate in the university’s first Junior Year Abroad in France.
Members of the Wash. U. community follow their research goals to the far corners of the world.
Today’s newborns are joining families as the third generation to have access to so much food and so many unhealthy choices. “Obesity is an intergenerational phenomenon and is about to become ‘trigenerational,’” says obesity-prevention expert Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD, the Joyce Wood Professor and associate dean for research at the Brown School.
How do we solve the global warming crisis?
An all-star lineup of faculty share ideas for realizing your most creative self.
Faculty members share their research with national media.
During fun-filled Bear Beginnings: New Student Fall Orientation events, new students get acclimated quickly to the university and to each other.